copy editor resume example with 15+ years of experience

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Proven content management, communications and change management professional, with more than 15 years of experience in the digital industry, including online media, legal, corporate, human resources and education. I am also a motivated, driven change management/business analyst with an uncompromising work ethic and can-do attitude, savvy operations management experience, administrative expertise, finely tuned project management skills and employee development knowledge.

  • Content Management
  • Digital Asset Management
  • HTML
  • Communications
  • Copy Editing
Education and Training
The University of Georgia Athens, GA Expected in 05/2000 Bachelor of Arts : Journalism - GPA :
Hilton Worldwide - Copy Editor
Elizabeth, NJ, 07/2018 - 12/2022
  • Copy edit blog posts for and for grammar, punctuation, style and tone to align with both standards set forth by RentPath and AP Style
  • Fact check each blog post for accuracy and educational, fun and conversational voice
  • Use search engine optimization throughout blogs to increase page views and search rankings
  • Work with team of 20+ freelance writers to provide quality content, while maintaining close, productive and successful working relationships
  • Design layout for each blog post, including content order and selecting, editing and uploading artwork for blog posts
  • Work in content management system to edit, layout and submit each blog post for approval prior to publishing
  • Audited both blogs for duplicate content, as well as holes that could be filled for SEO purposes and to complete content blocks on certain subjects for benefit of readers
  • Edit digital images lightly or with advanced techniques to create desired effects.
Chickasaw Nation Industries - Sr. HR Communications Analyst
San Antonio, TX, 09/2013 - 04/2018
  • Developed key messaging for HR initiatives, based on analysis and research of the audience and their needs
  • Developed a full change management and communication strategy based on change analysis and planning
  • Managed projects from pre-planning to execution following the process laid out in the change management and communication plans I helped to develop
  • Monitored results from an analytical perspective and develop reporting as requested to gain insight on how to improve performance
  • Worked with project teams to integrate communication and change management activities into the overall project plan
  • Developed and maintained the HR presence on the internal social media site
  • Provided editorial services, proofreading and copy editing of documents to ensure accuracy of content, consistent voice, proper spelling, and grammar usage
  • Maintained communication library correspondence to be used as a resource for other requests
  • Developed and maintained the communications calendar for recurring content
  • Developed and maintained strategic relationships with key HR and Operational contacts across the company from IT Developers to Management to Executive Leadership
Carta - Web Content Editor
New York, NY, 08/2012 - 08/2013
  • Oversaw the external website, adding and updating content, such as photos, videos and maps, as well as manage layout, design and production
  • Maintained brand integrity through content selection, design choices and page layout
  • Created content for various website sections, including the home page and multiple interior sections, as well as wrote content for the Children's blog, Dedicated to All Better
  • Composed and designed emails for an external audience of more than 1,000 using Blackbaud NetCommunity, JangoMail and Octane 8
  • Audited and provided recommendations for specific website sections to increase readability, design and page views
  • Monitored analytics and provided analysis from various search engines to remain current on where pages rank, why they have risen or fallen and how to raise rankings
  • Collaborated with marketing coordinators and business partners on specific campaigns that provide a strong presence throughout the community, as well as in local and national media
  • Provided search engine optimization throughout the external website, increasing page views and search rankings
  • Managed the Marketing and Public Relations department's internal website on SharePoint
Discovery Communications - - Editor
City, STATE, 01/2007 - 08/2012
  • Oversaw every aspect of the Home and Garden Channel on, as well as various sections of, including editing content, brainstorming article and blog topics, art selection, layout, design and production
  • Edited and proofread articles for style and grammar, ensuring that each article aligns with the brand's editorial voice prior to publication
  • Wrote content for, and on a variety of topics based on the company's needs, including, but not limited to, home and garden, cooking, style, family and weddings
  • Contributed to TLC's Parentables blog, writing about topics such as pop culture, celebrities and news, producing nearly 400,000 page views
  • Managed the day-to-day business operations of's editorial department, including editorial calendar development, content selection, assignment delegation and freelance budget management
  • Maintained control of assignments for more than 30 in-house writers and freelancers, as well as the workload of more than 10 editors
  • Led a team of up to nine freelance writers, while simultaneously maintaining a close working relationship
  • Provided sales support and acted as a liaison between the editorial and sales departments in order to keep the website's content on track with sales and marketing needs

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School Attended

  • The University of Georgia

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  • Copy Editor
  • Sr. HR Communications Analyst
  • Web Content Editor
  • Editor


  • Bachelor of Arts

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